recipes, savoury dishes

Sugar Free Week 3 and Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

Sugar Free Week 3 and Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

I’m into week 3 of my Sugar Free Experience, and surprisingly surviving! I won’t lie, the first 2 weeks were crappy, great, crappy, and great again! I’ve noticed cravings slowly disappear. I see a bottle of cold water in the supermarket and want it! I’m drinking around 2-3 litres of water a day, I would […]

Damn, Dagwood Dawgs!

Damn, Dagwood Dawgs!

I never had Dagwood Dogs at the Ekka! I can remember eating them, less then a handful of times in my life, at random places – a carnival, a fair, a dodgy food van! But my version of this dish is a little bit special!! I’ve used Polenta and Parmesan, so there is texture and […]

Bacon, Banana, and Brie Breakfast Pastry Puffs

Bacon, Banana, and Brie Breakfast Pastry Puffs

Bacon, Banana, and Brie Pastry Puffs Breakfast is one of my most favourite meals. A new day begins, a fresh start – your slate is wiped clean, nothing better then eating a fulfilling breakie to put you in the right frame of mind. I make these cheat pastry puffs with store bought puff as its […]

Pushing my Personal Cooking Limits: EATING SQUEAMISH FOODS

Pushing my Personal Cooking Limits: EATING SQUEAMISH FOODS

Some people have personal goals of running a marathon or loosing weight, well mine is related to food. 1. Cook foods out of my comfort zone 2. Eat foods out off my comfort zone It’s something that has been playing on my mind for quite some time now. And to tell you the truth, scares […]

The Foccacia Files – Molto Bene!

The Foccacia Files – Molto Bene!

I seem to be going through a bread phase at the moment and when you do make your own bread, pastry or pasta it is soooo much more rewarding! I feel like I’ve come out of a dream and am tasting real, honest food!! The Foccacia recipe is so simple, it does take a bit […]

Home Made Pesto

Home Made Pesto

Home Made Pesto is so flavoursome. I feel like I’ve missed out on years of tasting real food! We grow Basil in the back yard and it just made sense to give it a shot and make it. My husband also got me a Bamix for my birthday to blitz stuff like this so I […]

Willie Nelson’s famous Banana Bread – no oil no butter!!!!!

Willie Nelson’s famous Banana Bread – no oil no butter!!!!!

When I saw this recipe, 2 things made me want to make it: 1. Willie Nelson would know a good thing! 2. No butter, no oil, and no fats??? Could this really work?? Let me tell you guys this is the most delicious, moist banana bread bread I have eaten. I did leave my banana’s […]